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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-50 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for the Development of Healthy Cities and Towns

Director / Head: 
  Ms Paule Simard
 




Institution:
  Scientific Direction of Individual and Community Development
  Institut national de santé publique du Québec
Address:
  945, avenue Wolfe, 5e étage
  G1V 5B3
  Quebec
Town:
  Beauport
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-418)650-5115 x5515
Fax:
  (1-418)654-3210
Date of Designation:
  07/Mar/1996
Last Redesignation:
  20/Dec/2011
Expiry:
  20/Dec/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support the WHO and PAHO in the development of the Healthy Cities and towns (HCT) Movement by contributing to information and communication, training and research. 
  2. Participate in PAHO activities related to Collaborative Centres and to community development 
  3. Expand the field and range of interventions of the Quebec Collaborating Center on the International Level especially within the Francophone countries. 
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Subjects:
  1. Healthy Cities 
  2. Health promotion & education 
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Types of activity:
  1. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 6.1 - Advice and support provided to Member States to build their capacity for health promotion across all relevant programmes, and to establish effective multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaborations for promoting health and preventing or reducing major risk factors.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  CONTRERAS Alfonso
Phone:
  1-202-974-3116
Email:
  contrera@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  TANG Kwok-Cho
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13299
Email:
  tangkc@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork